Hugo Bänziger serves on the board of the International Committee of the Red Cross and chairs its audit committee. Between 2014 and 2018, he was a Managing Partner at Lombard Odier, a Geneva-based private bank. At the same time, Hugo served as Chairman of the EUREX Group, Europe’s largest exchange for traded options and financial futures. He also chaired the Advisory Panel to the Committee of European Banking Supervisors from 2007 to 2010, co-chaired the Enhanced Disclosure Task Force of the Financial Stability Board, and was a member of the EU High-Level Expert Group on reforming the structure of the EU banking sector (Liikanen Group). Between 2006 and 2012, Hugo was a member of Deutsche Bank’s Management Board, where he was Chief Risk Officer responsible for capital, liquidity, legal, compliance and security.
Hugo holds a PhD in Economic History from the University of Bern. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Swiss Armed Forces and has taught at the University of Chicago, the London School of Economics and the Lee Kwan Yew Institute for Public Policy in Singapore.
Élie Hériard Dubreuil is a veteran in the field of credit risk ratings, having started his career at Fitch Ratings in structured finance and credit risk modelling. After a few years in investment banking, Élie spent over 12 years in various senior positions at S&P Global in rating and methodology for sovereigns, public finance and financial institutions, most notably as its global head of supranationals.
Élie co-managed the start-up Beyond Ratings, an innovative integrated rating agency based in Paris that was sold to the London Stock Exchange in 2019. In June 2020, he was appointed Executive Chairman of Qivalio, a French credit rating agency and independent research firm.
Élie has also taught risk management at SciencesPo and other universities. He holds non-executive board membership roles at Microdrones, Rémy Cointreau, Oeneo, Estimeo and Koosmik.